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MTSU’s Head of Veteran Affairs, Ret. Lt. Gen. Keith Huber, delivered the first pitch at the Nashville Sounds baseball game Wednesday night. It was “True Blue Night” at First Bank Park and the first 1,000 fans to visit the MTSU tents on site received a free T-shirt. The Sounds secured a 2-0 victory over Colorado …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee (28-20, 18-6 C-USA) used an efficient offensive performance to romp Western Kentucky, 9-2, Sunday afternoon at Reese Smith, Jr. Field. With the win, the Blue Raiders clinched their fourth C-USA series sweep of the season. MTSU also maintains its first place position in the C-USA standings, …

MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee continued its flare for the dramatics Saturday. After beating rival Western Kentucky in their final at-bat Friday night, the Blue Raiders (27-20, 17-6 C-USA) did it again Saturday, as Austin Bryant came up clutch with an walk-off single to win the game, 5-4. It was MTSU’s eight win in its final …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee rallied in the eighth inning, scoring three runs, to edge rival Western Kentucky, 5-4, Friday night at Reese Smith Jr. Field. The win gives MTSU (26-20, 16-6 C-USA) its seventh win in its final at-bat. With a loss by Florida Atlantic Friday night, the Blue Raiders …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer NASHVILLE – Middle Tennessee (24-20, 15-6 C-USA) could not muster any offense in the late inning against Lipscomb Tuesday night, as the Blue Raiders lost 11-3 at Dugan Field. Austin Bryant led the way on offense with a 3-for-4 performance on the night. Ronnie Jebavy also tallied a multi-hit game, …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer BEKLEY, W. Va. – Middle Tennessee split its doubleheader against Marshall Sunday afternoon at Epling Stadium, with the Blue Raiders winning the first game 2-1 before dropping the second game 2-0. Both games were shortened to seven innings. With the split, the Blue Raiders (24-19, 15-6 C-USA) dropped their second …